Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 3rd, 2006
"The purpose of the present study was to determine whether long-term survival in diabetic patients increased after bilateral internal thoracic artery (BITA) coronary bypass compared with matched patients with single internal thoracic artery (SITA) coronary bypass. The propensity for BITA was determined using logistic regression analysis and each BITA patient was matched with one SITA patient," investigators in the United States report.
I.K. Toumpoulis and colleagues at Columbia University explained, "Between January 1992 and March 2002,...
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